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  • In pictures: Microsoft's Imagine Cup NZ winners

    In pictures: Microsoft's Imagine Cup NZ winners

    After delivering presentations on their proposals to judging panels of their respective categories, the top 14 competing finalists for Microsoft NZ’s Imagine Cup gathered at the University of Auckland’s Business School yesterday afternoon to hear the announcement of the winners. Now in its 12th year, the Microsoft Imagine Cup sees around 16,900 students in 11,700 teams submitting 7,500 projects worldwide. This year’s competition in New Zealand received 73 entries from across the country.

News about New Zealand
  • Chorus UFB connections surge

    Chorus has reported a 45 per cent increase in the number of fibre broadband connections in the three months to 30 June, taking the total to 433,000, exceeding the number of ADSL connections for the first time.

  • NZ Health Ministry to use social media to predict epidemics

    New Zealand’s health minister, Jonathan Coleman, has launched a project that will seek to establish if tracking trends on social media and using ‘unconventional data’ can help predict outbreaks and further improve responses to epidemics.

Whitepapers about New Zealand

  • Assessing your next NZ cloud provider - 13 point check

    This whitepaper looks at the important points that companies must understand before migrating to cloud. By reading you’ll understand: how to better compare and analyse cloud vendor offerings, what issues you should consider and what you should ignore, and how to simplify confusing pricing schemes to find the best value.